Photo: Karl Börjeson
Hilde Heynen, co-editor of The Figure of Knowledge, Participatiegolven [Participation Waves] and Making Home(s) in Displacement has been appointed as honorary doctor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
A paragon in architectural research, Hilde Heynen has produced exemplary work throughout her career that has shaped the scientific discipline into what it is today. Her contributions continue to cultivate an international body of standards in architectural research analysis. She has now been awarded an honorary degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Heynen has published various books; she is co-editor of, among others, The Figure of Knowledge, Participatiegolven [Participation Waves] and Making Home(s) in Displacement. She was also a key figure in the creation of the European Network of Architectural History. She is currently active as an editorial board member in several preeminent international journals, and holds memberships in both EAAE (European Association of Architectural Education), and the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.
A returning guest at KTH, she is also a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, RMIT University in Melbourne, and the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.